AerospacelogoEstablished in 2006-2007

Mission Statement
To provide a small learning community for students to explore careers in aerospace. Students will develop skills to become career and college ready.

St. Augustine High School has partnered with the finest aviation and aeronautical university in the world, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, to provide students with a concurrent enrollment model that offers:

  • Dual enrollment courses
  • Weighted high school credit
  • FAA-approved training

Classes are taught by Embry-Riddle professors at St. Augustine High School. Students have the opportunity to:

  • Save up to $10,000 in tuition at ERAU
  • Earn free college credit up to 11 credits
  • Learn flying techniques using flight simulators

World-Class Curriculum

Courses include both high school-level introductory classes and Embry-Riddle college courses. Courses may include:
Aerospace Technologies I
Aerospace Technologies II
Aerospace Technologies III
Private Pilot Operations
Unmanned Aircraft Systems
Flight Physiology
Internship Opportunities
Business partners provide opportunities for students to understand the relevance between education and work-based needs. Each year juniors and seniors are offered opportunities to intern with local aviation-based businesses that include:

Northrop Grumman Corporation
Carlisle Interconnect Technologies
Jacksonville University
Florida Flyers/SAM Maintenance
Old City Helicopters
Northeast Florida Regional Airport
Passero and Associates
Florida Aviation Career Training

 

Aerospace Academy Program of Study 17-18